Ranching Heritage Bred Winner

Ranching Heritage-bred horse earns recognition at Nutrena East Level 1 Championship.

Ranch Horse Journal

Impressions Of Amigo. PHOTO: Shane Rux Photography

The 12-year-old gelding Impressions Of Amigo earned recognition as the top Ranching Heritage-bred horse at the Nutrena AQHA East Level 1 Championship, held May 2-7 in Raleigh, North Carolina.

Ranching Heritage-bred horses are ones bred by AQHA Ranching Heritage Breeders. Anyone can show these horses, which are eligible for special events such as the Zoetis Ranching Heritage Challenges. Impressions Of Amigo was bred in Texas by Kenneth Banks of Schulenberg, Texas, and competed at the Level 1 Championship with owner Janet Fulton and youth Jillian Athey Darden.

Impressions Of Amigo is by the Zippo Pine Bar stallion Zippo Amegio and out of the Skip By Impress mare Barbaressence. In his career, he has earned nearly 200 points in many events, including trail, ranch riding, western pleasure, western horsemanship, barrel racing, halter, showmanship and western riding.

He is a half-brother to multiple world champion Skips Special Barb.

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